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50 years of computing excellence

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The legacy of Arthur Norberg

CS&E Professor Emeritus Arthur Norberg set an impactful course of research and archival infrastructure to capture computing history.

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Now hiring for new CS&E faculty

Candidates in ethical and human-centered artificial intelligence, databases, software engineering, or robotics should apply by Dec. 15.

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CSpotlight: Anjali Oleksy

This B.S. student will have taken full advantage of the opportunities available at the University when she graduates in December.

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First gen student chosen for Google mentorship program

B.S. student Gaoxiang Luo is currently participating in the 2021B cohort of the highly-competitive Google CS Research Mentorship Program (CSRMP).
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Two professors are leveling the field in computing research

Through Google's exploreCSR program, CS&E professors Maria Gini and Shana Watters are exposing students historically marginalized in computing to research.
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CSpotlight: Taking chances in Minnesota

B.A. student (and Wisconsin native) Peter Genatempo had no plans to attend the University of Minnesota, but a chance visit to the campus changed all that.


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The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota has come a long way in the past 50 years. We have made tremendous progress and have become one of the most vibrant and interdisciplinary departments within the College of Science and Engineering, the University of Minnesota, and the computer science field at large.

Watch and listen to stories of how the department started, the years of growth, and where we are headed in the future.